Thug Weighs in on Team SouL's Professional BGMI Players' Future in Content Creation
S8UL Esports co-owner Animesh “Thug” Agarwal recently discussed Team SouL’s professional Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) players and the challenges they face in transitioning into content creation. He explained that even though BGMI is banned, the players have to work hard until the game is back and that it is difficult for them to evolve out of competitive gaming and become content creators. to improve themselves and achieve the top spot after the game returns. He also revealed that the players have not explored the content creation genre of gaming yet, and that he does not want to force them to do so.
Thug on Content Creation for Team SouL's Professional BGMI Players: It's very difficult to evolve out of this
The government of India removed BGMI from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store in July 2022. Following the ban, a few of Team SouL’s professional BGMI players were inactive on their YouTube and Loco channels for a long time, while others were regularly livestreaming. However, none of them worked as full-time content creators amid the game’s unavailability.
In a recent livestream, , Thug spoke about Team SouL’s professional BGMI players. “What other options does Team SouL have? They (Team SouL’s players) need to work hard until the game is back,” he said. Following this, Thug explained that it is tough for the players to work as content creators. “For them, it is very difficult to evolve themselves out of this (competitive gaming) and be among the creators. They haven’t really explored this genre (content creation) yet, and I don’t really want to push them into this,” he said.
Team SouL’s in-game leader (IGL), Sahil “Omega” Jakhar, is making efforts to start his content creation journey. Thug revealed that Omega is working on starting a podcast series.
S8UL Esports is arguably the most popular and successful esports organization. S8UL Esports currently boasts one of the finest BGMI rosters in the country. The team put forth an incredible performance in 2022 and won the hearts of its fans after winning the BGMI Masters Series (BGMS). Furthermore, it also represented India on the global stage in the PUBG Mobile World Invitational 2022, where it finished in 11th position.
While it features an incredible BGMI lineup, S8UL Esports did not fall short in content creation. S8UL Esports boasts a few of the best content creators across India. Furthermore, it also won the “Content Group of the Year” award at the prestigious stage of Esports Awards 2022 and made a name for itself on the global stage.